Take a hike, to Mike

The Newport 60+ Activity Center will continue its series of hikes this Monday, June 11, with an outing to Mike Miller Park in Newport’s South Beach area.

The one-mile Educational Trail circles a square of donated forest that, while logged in the past, still boasts some large, old-growth Sitka spruce towering over a lush and mossy understory.

The easy hike takes walkers through Douglas fir and western hemlock as well as rhododendron, evergreen huckleberry, salal and wax-myrtle, and even offers the chance to spot migrating newts on the trail.


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